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Jun 29, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
Jun 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA hopes to match commercial efforts in the future satellite-repair industry.
Jun 4, 2015 04:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
May 27, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
Mar 17, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
Mar 3, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The 20-year mission of a U.S. military weather satellite came to an abrupt end last month after a power system temperature spike and an apparent explosion.
Feb 13, 2015 07:11 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket made its first foray into deep space this week, depositing a U.S. space weather satellite into an orbit that eventually will reach more than four times farther away than the moon.
Jan 31, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, LiveScience.com
NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite will get the dirt on the dirt beneath our feet.
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